Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

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Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by harleyfrank » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:28 pm

Hi,

I just reinstalled the game, with all the addons onto my new laptop, which is running Windows 10.

Alas, I get the splash screen but when I click on "PLAY" absolutely noting happens.

Help.

Thanks

Frank

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by VPaulus » Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:08 pm

Open the game installation folder and find a file named "SOWGB.exe". Run it.
Do you receive any error message?

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by harleyfrank » Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:39 pm

I don't have a file called SOWGB.exe.

The only called anything similar is : SOWGB.SOW

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by VPaulus » Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:26 pm

Then the game is not correctly installed.
How have you installed the game? From a disc?
From a downloaded game file installer? What's the name of that file?

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by harleyfrank » Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:56 pm

That would explain it, I guess.

Download from Primus in 2013.

SOW-GETTYSBURG-SETUPRELEASE-V150 and same name format (or DLC) for all the other mods, except Brandy Station, which is 161

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by VPaulus » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:31 pm

That's the correct game file installer.
Is your anti-virus McAfee?

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by harleyfrank » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:32 pm

Yes

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Re: Scourge of War Gettysubrg - Windows 10

Post by VPaulus » Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:03 pm

The issue is related with McAfee. McAfee "thinks" that "SOWGB.exe" is a virus and remove it.
It's what we call a false positive.
You'll have to create an exclusion scanning area for the game folder and/or add "SOWGB.exe" to the exclusion list in the McAfee program.
Otherwise you won't be able to play it.

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